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Amman Governorate
AMMAN GOVERNORATE, officially known as MUHAFAZAT AL-ASIMA (Arabic محافظة العاصمة, English translation: The Capital Governorate), is one of the governorates in Jordan
Jordan
. The governorate's capital is the city of Amman
Amman
, which is also the country's capital. The administrative center of the governorate as well as all government offices and parliament are located in the Abdali district. The Amman
Amman
Governorate has the largest population of the 12 governorates of Jordan
Jordan
. It borders Zarqa Governorate to the north and north east, the governorates of Balqa and Madaba to the west, Karak and Ma\'an governorates to the south. It also shares an international border with Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
from the east
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Census
A CENSUS is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population . The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses ; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations
United Nations
defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations
United Nations
recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice
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Marka, Jordan
MARKA is a district of Greater Amman Municipality , Jordan . It is to the north-east of Amman proper. Its confines include Amman Civil Airport and the Marka refugee camp . Coordinates : 31°58′N 36°00′E / 31.97°N 36.0°E / 31.97; 36.0 Population as of 2015 was 148,100. REFERENCES * ^ "نظام التقسيمات الادارية رقم(46)لسنة2000 وتعديلاته(1)". Ministry of Interiors Jordan (in Arabic). moi.gov.jo. 2000. Archived from the original on 2015-09-26. Retrieved 2015-09-25
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English Language
ENGLISH is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the third most widespread native language in the world, after Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
and Spanish , as well as the most widely spoken Germanic language . Named after the Angles
Angles
, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to Great Britain
Great Britain
, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is closely related to the other West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
of Frisian , Low German/Low Saxon , German , Dutch , and Afrikaans
Afrikaans
. The English vocabulary has been significantly influenced by French (a Romance language ), Norse (a North Germanic language ), and by Latin
Latin

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Population
A POPULATION is all the organisms of the same group or species , which live in a particular geographical area , and have the capability of interbreeding. The area that is used to define a sexual population is defined as the area where inter-breeding is potentially possible between any pair within the area, and where the probability of interbreeding is greater than the probability of cross-breeding with individuals from other areas. In sociology , population refers to a collection of humans . Demography
Demography
is a social science which entails the statistical study of human populations
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Byzantine
The BYZANTINE EMPIRE, also referred to as the EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE, was the continuation of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
, when its capital city was Constantinople
Constantinople
(modern-day Istanbul
Istanbul
, which had been founded as Byzantium
Byzantium
). It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the 5th century AD and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. During most of its existence, the empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe
Europe

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Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA (/ˌsɔːdi əˈreɪbiə/ ( listen ), /ˌsaʊ-/ ( listen )), officially the KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA (KSA), is a sovereign Arab
Arab
state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula . With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the fifth-largest state in Asia
Asia
and second-largest state in the Arab
Arab
world after Algeria
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Ancient Rome
In historiography , ANCIENT ROME refers to the Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome
Rome
in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom , Roman Republic and Roman Empire
Roman Empire
until the fall of the western empire. The term is sometimes used to just refer to the kingdom and republic periods, excluding the subsequent empire . The civilization began as an Italic settlement in the Italian peninsula , dating from the 8th century BC, that grew into the city of Rome
Rome
and which subsequently gave its name to the empire over which it ruled and to the widespread civilisation the empire developed
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Decapolis
The DECAPOLIS (Greek : Δεκάπολις Dekápolis, Ten Cities) was a group of ten cities on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the southeastern Levant
Levant
. The cities were grouped together because of their language, culture, location, and political status, with each functioning as an autonomous city-state. Though sometimes described as a "league" of cities, it is now believed that they were never formally organized as a political unit. The Decapolis
Decapolis
was a center of Greek and Roman culture in a region which was otherwise ancient Semitic-speaking peoples ( Nabataeans
Nabataeans
, Arameans
Arameans
, and Judeans )
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Arabic Language
ARABIC ( Arabic
Arabic
: العَرَبِيَّة‎, al-ʻarabiyyah ( listen ) or Arabic
Arabic
: عَرَبِيّ‎ ʻarabī ( listen ) or ) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world
Arab world
. It is named after the Arabs
Arabs
, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia in the east to the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula . The modern written language ( Modern Standard Arabic ) is derived from Classical Arabic . It is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media
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Jordan Archaeological Museum
The JORDAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM is located in the Amman
Amman
Citadel of Amman
Amman
, Jordan
Jordan
. Built in 1951, it presents artifacts from archaeological sites in Jordan, dating from prehistoric times to the 15th century. The collections are arranged in chronological order and include items of everyday life such as flint, glass, metal and pottery objects, as well as more artistic items such as jewelry and statues. The museum also includes a coin collection. The museum formerly housed some of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Dead Sea Scrolls
, including the only copper scroll , which are now on display in the newly established Jordan
Jordan
Museum , along with the Ain Ghazal statues, which are among the oldest statues ever made by human civilization.
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Al `Arudah
AL `ARUDAH is a town in the Madaba Governorate of western Jordan . REFERENCES * ^ Maplandia world gazetteer * v * t * e Madaba Governorate of Jordan Capital: MADABA TOWNS AND VILLAGES: * Al `Arid * Al `Arudah * Al Judayyidah * Al Mathluthah * Al Qurayyat * Al Quwayjiyah * An Naqubah * `Ara`ir * Ash Shuqayq * Ath Thughrah * `Atruz * Buqay` al Qababi`ah * Dulaylat al Hama\'idah * Dhiban * Dulaylat al Mutayrat * Halaq ash Shuqayq * Khirbat as Sahilah * Kufayr Abu Sarbut * Kufayr al Wakhyan * Kufayrat Abu Khinan * Murayjimat Ibn Hamid This Jordanian location article is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Governor
A GOVERNOR is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state . In federations , governor may be the title of a politician who governs a constituent state and may be either appointed or elected. The power of the individual governor can vary dramatically between political systems, with some governors having only nominal or largely ceremonial power, while others having a complete control over the entire government. Historically, the title can also apply to the executive officials acting as representatives of a chartered company which has been granted exercise of sovereignty in a colonial area, such as the British East India Company
East India Company
or the Dutch East India Company
East India Company
. These companies operate as a major state within a state with its own armed forces
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Greenwich Mean Time
GREENWICH MEAN TIME (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich
Greenwich
, London
London
. GMT was formerly used as the international civil time standard, now superseded in that function by Coordinated Universal Time
Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC) . Today GMT is considered equivalent to UTC for UK civil purposes (but this is not formalised) and for navigation is considered equivalent to UT1 (the modern form of mean solar time at 0° longitude); these two meanings can differ by up to 0.9 s. Consequently, the term GMT should not be used for precise purposes
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